How to clear cookies on iPhone?

Safari is an app limited to Apple devices, where we can browse the web, visit or preview a website, open links, etc. Many things are used to make Safari work. One of them is Cookies. Cookies are essential and important to provide us with a fully customized web browsing experience.

Many are aware that it is important to regularly delete cookies from a browser for a number of reasons, including space optimization. Do you also need to clear your iPhone’s cookies? I would say yes. While not necessarily necessary, deleting cookies on your iPhone regularly can free up some storage space and help resolve specific browsing issues.

What are cookies?

Cookies are files intended to store information about your browsing activities. Cookies are placed on your device when you visit a website so that the site can remember your login information, remember your preferences and display relevant content, minimizing time. That’s why you’ll see more customized content on websites where you’ve accepted cookies. It is also used to track your online activities.

How do cookies work?

If you visit the Amazon site and accept cookies, you will see more relevant discounts, which will not only make it easy for you to grab acceptable offers, but also save you a significant amount of time instead of wasting your time searching. Not to mention that they make it easier for you to login and access your preferences on the site.

Why clear cookies on iPhone?

There are a few reasons why you should clear cookies. For starters, having too many cookies on your iPhone can cause browsing speed issues. If you have noticed that opening a webpage on your iPhone takes longer than usual, cookies could be the cause of this problem. You can also delete your cookies for privacy reasons. Yes, keeping cookies on your device makes it easier to make online purchases. However, this also means that such sites have your data.

Do cookies use up storage space on the iPhone?

Yes! Despite their small size, cookies take up space on your device. If you don’t remove them regularly, they can not only consume a lot of storage space but also slow down your iPhone which can lead to a lot of problems like iPhones overheating and battery draining intermittently.

What happens if you delete cookies?

One thing you should know is that deleting cookies from your iPhone will erase all stored information such as your website preferences, settings and account passwords, logins etc. And you will also be logged out of almost any website you are logged into.

How to clear cookies on iPhone?

Safari makes it really easy to track and clear stored cookies. Depending on your preferences, you can delete all Safari browser cookies at once or individually. Here’s how to do it.

  1. Go to Settings > Safari
  2. Scroll down and find ‘Advanced’.
  3. Click Website Information.
  4. Tap Delete All Website Data > Delete Now.

If you don’t want to delete all cookies from your iPhone and only want to delete specific cookies in Safari.

  1. Go to Settings > Safari
  2. Scroll down and find ‘Advanced’.
  3. Click Website Information.
  4. Tap Delete all website data.
  5. Click on “Edit” in the top right corner.
  6. Swipe left on the data you want to delete > “Delete”.
  7. Tap Done after deleting the data of your choice.

If you want to clear safari history and cookies on your iPhone at once, then you need to follow the method below.

  1. Go to Settings > Safari.
  2. Click on “Clear history and website data”.
  3. A tab will appear on your screen confirming clearing all history and website data, click on it and you’re done.

Until next time, with a different topic. Until then, Toodles.

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